August von Pelzeln

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August von Pelzeln

August von Pelzeln (1825 - September 2, 1891) was an Austrian ornithologist. Pelzeln was in charge of the mammal and bird collections at the Imperial Museum of Vienna. He worked on the birds collected by Johann Natterer in Brazil in 1822. He was forced to retire from the museum due to ill health, and died at Oberdöbling near Vienna.

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  • Pelzeln, A. von 1868 (7) - 1870. Zur Ornithologie Brasiliens: Resultate von Johann Natterers Reisen in den Jahren 1817 bis 1835. 462 pp. + 59 tt. + 18 index + map. A. Pichler's Witwe & Sohn,1871. Wien. Abth.I, II: 1868; Abth. III, IV: 1870 BHL Reference page
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